Monday with Suzy Klein - Flea circuses, Khachaturian's Waltz from Masquerade
Suzy Klein with the best in classical music, plus this week's guest, comedy actor and musician Graham Fellows.
Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music, which today includes Beethoven's Octet, Mendelssohn's "Calm Sean and Prosperous Voyage" and the month of September as imagined by Tchaikovsky and Fanny Mendelssohn.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. What would make a companion piece to Khachaturian's brooding waltz from his "Masquerade" suite?
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history. Kate Romano takes a magnifying glass to the history of flea circuses.
1050 This week Suzy’s guest is the comedy actor and musician Graham Fellows, aka John Shuttleworth and “Jilted John”. He talks about some of the things that have inspired him throughout his life and career. Today he talks about a favourite book - Knut Hamsen’s "Hunger"
1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's contemplation. Today a slow movement by Scriabin.